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Günter Fruhtrunk (1923-1982): Ohne Titel 1971

Günter Fruhtrunk (1923-1982): Ohne Titel 1971

CHF 1'125.00Price


Günter Fruhtrunk



Ohne Titel 1971



Silkscreen print






69,5 x 69,5 cm









Hand signed in pencil, edition of 125 + 35 AP



Private Collection, Basel


Condition / Restauration 

used condition with minor marks



Gunter Fruhtrunk (1923-1982) was a German artist known for his contributions to Concrete art and Op art movements. Born in Munich, Germany, Fruhtrunk initially trained as an architect before turning to art.

Fruhtrunk's artistic practice focused on geometric abstraction, exploring the interplay of colors, shapes, and spatial relationships. He was deeply interested in the optical effects created by the arrangement of contrasting colors and shapes, giving his work a sense of dynamism and movement.

Throughout his career, Fruhtrunk developed a unique visual language that combined the rigidity of geometric forms with the illusionistic effects of Op art. His paintings often featured intricate patterns, lines, and geometric compositions that created a sense of depth and optical illusion.

Fruhtrunk's work gained international recognition, exhibiting in major galleries and museums across Europe and the United States. He was celebrated for his meticulous precision and technical expertise, combining mathematical principles with artistic expression.

Beyond his paintings, Fruhtrunk also explored printmaking, sculpture, and architectural designs, further expanding his artistic vision. He was also an influential educator, teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and inspiring a new generation of artists.

Gunter Fruhtrunk's innovative approach to abstract art continues to inspire artists and captivate audiences to this day. His unique blend of geometry and optical illusion sets him apart as a significant figure in the history of Op art and Concrete art.

  • Product Info

    A rare limited edition of the portable collection of post-war and contemporary art La Lune en Rodage III. This is an unnumbered copy of 230 editions (65 hors commerce were unnumbered) and part of the third serie of the La Lune en Rodage books. La Lune en Rodage was published in three volumes  in 1960, 1965 and 1977 containing a total of approximately 180 art pieces which provide an account of the artistic avant-garde scene between the 1950s and 1970s. The art works were gathered by Carl Laslzo and included the greatest artists of the time who contributed with important pieces, often marking a turning point in their production and carriers: Enrico Castellani’s work for example is his first documented graphic work and Piero Manzoni's multiple Achrome is the only one produced by the artist.

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